posted 3/15/2011 in General

Market Commentary Highlights...

The markets may react negatively this week as a financial aftershock to the 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan this past Friday. However, the overall impact on markets is likely to be limited.

Following the devastating earthquake in Kobe, Japan in January 1995 the Japanese stock market fell 25% in the following five months.

The earthquake adds to the list of macroeconomic concerns that include the violence in Libya and Europe's debt problems.

Read the entire Market Commentary. (pdf format)

Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial are pleased to provide the above Market Commentary for the week of March 14, 2011. The commentary is prepared by LPL FINANCIAL RESEARCH, the broker-dealer partner for Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial. This commentary and others like it can be found at


This information is being provided by Lincoln Savings Bank (LSB) / LSB Financial, an Iowa-based institution devoted to providing complete financial services since 1902.
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